Current Studentships

Keele University studentships, when available, are funded internally or from external sponsors such as research councils or from industry. If you are interested in any of the studentships available you can apply online.

Research Topic Astrophysics
Reference number: FNS GS 2017-01
Abstract

A choice of Astrophysics projects is available (see advert attached) of which two will be funded.

Details See Advert and details and Supplementary Information
Duration 3 years.
Fees 100% UK/EU tuition fees for 3 years commencing Academic year 2017/18.

Stipend UK residents are eligible for full funding (tuition fees and stipend for three years at Research Council rates (2016/7 £14,296 per annum). EU nationals (who are not resident in the UK) will normally qualify for a fees-only award.
Closing date 28th February 2017 in the first instance. Applications received by the deadline will receive first consideration, applications received after the deadline will be considered until the positions are filled.

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Research Topic Design, chemical synthesis and evaluation of novel nucleoside analogues
Reference number: FNS GS 2017-02
Abstract

Please see advert for full details.

Details See Advert and details and Supplementary Information
Duration 3 years.
Fees 100% UK/EU tuition fees for 3 years. Non-UK/EU students would be required to pay the additional overseas fees themselves.

Stipend Research Council rates for 3 years commencing academic year 2017/18. Stipend for 2017/8 £14553 per annum.
Closing date 31 March 2017 in the first instance. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

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Research Topic Investigate the effect of sequestration of Plasmodium falciparum-infected red blood cells on endothelial cells and astrocytes of the blood brain barrier, in cerebral malaria
Reference number: FNS GS 2016-09
Abstract

Applications are invited for a self-funded 3-year PhD studentship.  This study will investigate changes in human brain endothelial cells and astrocytes in response to PRBC cytoadherence and mechanisms involved in mediating these changes.  These studies will be performed using human brain microvascular endothelial cells (HBEC) and human astrocytes grown in tandem in an in vitro co-culture model, using an advanced model of the blood brain barrier (BBB).

Details See Advert and details and Supplementary Information
Duration 3 years
Fees Please see advert
Stipend None - please see advert
Closing date 8 August 2017

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Research Topic Smartphone Sensing System for Health Management and Autoinjector Training
Reference number: FNS GS 2017-03
Abstract

Please see advert for full details.

Details See Advert and details and Supplementary Information
Duration 3 years.
Fees Open to fully self-funded students only.
Stipend Open to fully self-funded students only.

Please note that self-funded applicants must provide funding for both tuition fees and living expenses for the 3 year duration of the research. There is a future possibility of competitive scholarship awards for outstanding applicants (1st class honours), however, none are currently available.
For information regarding University tuition fees and living costs please see http://www.keele.ac.uk/pgresearch/feesandfinance/ and
http://www.keele.ac.uk/pgresearch/feesandfinance/livingcosts/

Closing date 31st August 2017

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